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Online Edition: "Specifications for Flavourings"

Flavouring 3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoate
Synonym(s) cis-3-Hexenyl isovalerate
Latest JECFA evaluation 1997 (Session 49)
Status of specification Full
Chemical name 3-Hexenyl 3-methylbutanoate
JECFA number 202
CAS number 10032-11-8
FEMA number 3498
COE number 2344
FLAVIS number
Molecular weight 184.28
Chemical formula C11H20O2
Physical form/odour colourless liquid/swet, apple-like odour
Solubility soluble in alcohool, most fixed oils; insolouble- water
Solubility in ethanol
Boiling point (°C) 199°
Assay min % 95.0%
Acid value max 2
Refractive index 1.429-1.435
Specific gravity 0.874-0.876
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